Mr. Alexandre Piquet is an internationally renowned attorney with over twenty years of legal experience providing comprehensive solutions for clients in the areas of cross-border international business transactions, as well as business, corporate, real estate, and immigration law in the United States.
Mr. Piquet is the founder of Piquet Law Firm, P.A. – a boutique law firm established in South Florida, which has become reference for international clients interested in investing, doing business, and/or immigrating to the United States.
Academically, Mr. Piquet holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Milton Campos Faculdade de Direito in Brazil, a Juris Doctorate Degree from Saint Thomas University Law School in the United States, and has attended extended International and Comparative Law Courses at Universidad Maria Cristina in Spain. In addition, he has acted as Assistant Professor at Saint Thomas University and as a Portuguese Instructor to the Special Forces at the United States Airforce.
Throughout his career, Mr. Piquet has participated in numerous prestigious national and international organizations, including being a licensed Member of the Florida Bar, Member of the American Bar Association, Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member Saint Thomas University Law Review, Director of the Board of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, President of the Miami Advisory Counsel of the BrazilFoundation, Member of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables, Member of the Lawyers of Distinction, Member of the Kids in Distress Young Professional’s Group, and Member of the Counsel of the Lide USA1.
As a public speaker and lecturer, Mr. Piquet participated in over 150 conferences, seminars, panels, and discussions in the U.S. and abroad and as a guest speaker in notorious media channels including CNN, Tv Colômbia, TV Record, SBT, and Globo Internacional. Currently, Mr. Piquet is a feature speaker in the daily radio program “Radio Florida Brasil” and in the weekly program “Conexão Flórida,” which is broadcast by Record News in the United States, Canada, and Brazil to over 50,000,000 viewers. Mr. Piquet also shares his knowledge of international law to thousands of viewers through this own YouTube Channel called “Investindo na America.”
In addition to his impressive legal career, Mr. Piquet is an accomplished writer in his field, authoring works such as the book “Investindo na América” in 2015 and he and his work have been featured in prominent national and international publications and media channels, including Veja, Exame, Istoé, Folha de São Paulo, and Jornal do Brasil, among others.
In recognition for his brilliant career, Mr. Piquet has received several honors and awards, including Certificates of Appreciation from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017), Immigration Lawyer of the Year Award (2016), Certificate of Appreciation – Associacao Comercial do Parana, Business Press Award (2017), and Lawyers of Distinction Award (2017), just to name a few.
Some examples of cross-border international transactions supported by Mr. Piquet include:
Support a large International Commercial Group, engaged in sourcing, marketing, and worldwide distribution of dairy products with the temporary relocation of key international executives into the United States. This company is a multinational organization with 16 offices worldwide and presence in countries in every continent. The company’s worldwide operation is currently supported by over 230 employees.
Support the largest shipyard in Brazil with its international expansion plans into the United States, including corporate structuring, contract drafting, review, and negotiation, and immigration support in the transfer of international executive.
Support famous Brazilian restaurant chain with its international expansion into the United States, including corporate structuring and contract drafting, review, and negotiation.
Support one of the largest airlines in Brazil developing a complex Training Program for its U.S. Operation to support the company’s the professional development of the company’s international employees from its U.S. offices.
Professional & Community Involvement:
– Member of the Florida Bar
– Member of the American Bar Association
– Member of the AILA – American Immigration Lawyers Association
– Chair of the Brazil Foundation – Miami Advisory Council
– Member of the Gulliver Annual Fund Leadership
– Member of the Board of Directors at the BACCF- Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
– Member of Kids in Distress Young Professional’s Group
– Member of the Board – LideUSA1